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Shaping a Successful Culture? You Start With Purposeful Leadership

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6 mentions24 hours ago 24 hours ago
But what makes them succeed? What makes some culture-change efforts successful where others become simply another “flavor of the week” training session that never translates into real change? As we looked for the common denominator of success in the hundreds of culture-shaping efforts we have led at Senn ...

7 Tips for Bringing Virtual Teams Together

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Posted by Sara Sutton Fell on Aug 19, 2014 in Business, Communication, Culture, Engagement, Featured, Social Media | 1 comment Virtual companies can often run like well-oiled machines, with high productivity and work-life balance for employees, well, in balance. I founded the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement ...

From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075?

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Albert Einstein said: “Your imagination is a preview of coming attractions.” When we consider education, does this mean that we will eventually live in a world where learning feels more like play and everyone has access to equal education? Will we live in a world where learning is ...

Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, employee engagement, enterprise gamification Too often, training is staid, boring, tedious and, simply put, awful! But learning new things shouldn’t be like having teeth pulled – it should be a joyous experience, not a punishment. There’s no good reason ...

How To Motivate MOOC Learners

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The merits of online learning, especially in the context of MOOCs have long been discussed and we are all aware that massive open online courses offer a great level of flexibility in terms of time and space. Obviously not everyone in a MOOC course is dedicated or engaged ...

8 Tips for Avoiding Your Leadership Blindspots

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Leaders are faced with two conflicting needs. The first is to act with a deep confidence in their abilities and the strategies they are implementing. This allows them to pursue audacious goals and persevere when faced with adversity. The second is to be aware of their vulnerabilities and ...

Leading With Others in Mind

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Who do you think of when you think of a servant leader? What are the traits of a servant leader?Is it possible for an entire organization to have these characteristics? I love to watch baseball.Live, up close:Hearing the “thwack!” of the bat making contact, feeling the crowd take ...

Bad Culture And What To Do About It

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Company culture and cultural fit can have a huge impact on your day-to-day happiness.Being able to identify when a culture is turning bad, and what you can do about it are crucial skills for managing your career happiness. Culture is about what people in an organization do, and ...

Big Data and the Moneyball Moment in Data-Driven Talent Acquisition

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9 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Big Data has been permeating into the lexicon of every aspect of company strategy over the past few years, and 2013 proved to be the “Moneyball Moment,” as the spotlight turned to how data science is changing recruitment. Last year brought recruitment managers a suite of data-driven panaceas,

What Leaders Can Learn From Robin Williams

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
I am at the age when people I grew up idolizing, emulating, and imitating are dying. It is one of very few things about this time in my life that really sucks. Losing idols hits on so many levels that it’s hard to take all at once. There’s ...

Boost Employee Productivity: 4 Tips for Mobile Training

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, Corporate Learners, employee engagement, Learning Management System Ready to increase productivity in your office? It’s time to go mobile - but make sure you do it the right way. A carefully planned mobile training program can have huge results ...

Why Learning Tool Interoperability Should Be Part Of Your eLearning Application

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
In this article, I explain LTI from the software development perspective. We recently implemented LTI in our eLearning platform and my goal is to share a few of the insights we’ve gained along the way. If you work in the EdTech space, you’ve mostly likely heard of LTI ...

Six ways for the advertising industry to take the lead on sustainability

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Advertising agencies are experts at getting people to change their behaviour. Sometimes they do this for a cause, a charity, an NGO or in the public interest. Much more often they do it to persuade you to buy product B rather than product A. It's how they earn ...

Be Careful What You Wish: Do You REALLY Want Rock Star Employees?

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8 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Rock star is quickly becoming the golden buzzword in business for describing high-performing employees. I’ve used it many times myself, but lately I’ve been thinking about what the term actually means. What qualities of actual rock stars are we ascribing to employees when we say it, and are ...

Re-Imagine the Future with Social Leaders #SocBiz25 #SocBiz

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Last week brought an interesting convergence of events, all focused on what the future of social business might look like. First, there was the official unveiling of the Economist’s (@TheEconomist) list of Top 25 Social Business Leaders. This was a process I was very happy to be a ...

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Digital learning environments, like e-learning, online training, and massive open online courses (MOOCs), have without a doubt been the biggest influencers on corporate training practice over the past several years. According to recent statistics, 80% of organizations offer online training and companies that have adopted e-learning have realized ...

My Top 10 Tools For Personal Learning in 2014

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Are you looking for ways to expand your learning tool set? Do you need to find new efficiencies in the way you learn? If so, you’ll be interested in in Jane Hart’s annual Top 100 Tools for Learning Survey (closes September 19, 2014), where you can participate and ...

Scenario-Based eLearning – Tips for the Adventure

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
I'll discuss how Knowles' 5 adult learning theory assumptions can be translated to modern day eLearning experiences, so that you can integrate the 4 principles of Andragogy into your eLearning course for maximum learner engagement and motivation. According to the renowned American educator, Malcolm Knowles there are 5 assumptions concerning the characteristics of adult learners, and 4 principles concerning adult learning (andragogy). Despite the fact that Knowles' adult learning theory assumptions and principles were introduced in the 1980's, each can be utilized today to help eLearning professionals create more meaningful ...

What Is The Difference Between an LMS and a VLE?

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
One of our most popular interactions is the call center scenario that ships with Storyline. It’s not popular because it’s the world’s best-looking interaction—it isn't. It's okay for me to say that because I designed it. It’s a popular template because call center training is popular. If the ...

Designing for Mobile Learners

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
2.Utilize technologies that support learning in an unobtrusive way with a mobile device (no Flash or extensive use of frames). 3.Design frequent connecting points and establish web communication links to connect the instructor and the student. 4.Design connecting points and establish web communication links to connect the students ...

3 Surprising Ways Leaders Create Change Resistance

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Leading a change is very different than other work. Change takes hearts and minds before a process can change or the new product is realized. Individuals join in, bring their own ideas and share why the change matters with others in their circle. Change isn’t a command and ...

Improving Engagement: It’s About Pumping Up Your Culture Muscle

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Leaders often struggle with managing approaches to improve engagement and ownership as part of a process that directly impacts results. Company meetings, one-off engagement activities, and other approaches might work but there is a technique you should build into the fabric of your organization. It’s a relatively simple ...

Leadership Styles From Around The World

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Leadership is an ever-changing concept, and the way in which people practice leadership style varies greatly from culture to culture. From autocratic management to egalitarian practice, from the traditional Asian ‘ringi-sho consensus’ to the Scandinavian ‘Primus Inter Pares’ this infographic explores the overriding philosophies that dictate leadership styles ...

How Visuals Help Us Learn

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Since we talked yesterday about the plethora of different types of visuals available to present information, we thought it might be useful to take a look at why visuals are useful as classroom tools, and some do-s and don’t-s of using visuals. Enter the handy infographic below. While ...

Gamifying Open and Closed Systems

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Understanding systems theory is crucial for designing successful educational and enterprise projects. There are two basic types of systems: open and closed. Closed systems are relatively stable, highly constrained and consist of repetition. In business, an example of such systems is manufacturing. Engineering metaphors work in these systems.

On Leadership, Anxiety and Stressful Decisions

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
These Leadership Powerlabs are "high-impact, short format leadership training fit for the Blackberry-Attention-Span." Participants gain insights into who they are as a leader, where they are on... This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Chances are that making great decisions ...

The Ultimate eLearning Design and Development Checklist

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
One of our most popular interactions is the call center scenario that ships with Storyline. It’s not popular because it’s the world’s best-looking interaction—it isn't. It's okay for me to say that because I designed it. It’s a popular template because call center training is popular. If the only call center template you have is the built-in Two-Person Scenario, then that's the one you use. Hopefully not after this week's challenge! Don't believe me? Try searching for “call center” in any stock photo site and you’ll find the typical images ...

Leading Change Requires Networking Our Inspiration

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Volumes are written on key steps to leading change. When we sort through it all, one blatant truth emerges: Networking inspiration must start early — the day we become positional leaders. Not the day we need to lead change. We can effectively lead change when we have healthy ...

What Do You Love & Hate About E-Learning & Online Courses?

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The infographic below shows the results of a recent survey we conducted on what people love and hate about elearning and online courses. I’ve included a few of my thoughts. The industry is growing like crazy. This is good because often the training people are the first to ...

Learning Supports Employee Engagement

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
See also: adult learners, corporate elearning best practices, Corporate Learners, corporate learning & development, corporate training, employee engagement We all know the importance of employee engagement. Forbes reports a 6% higher net profit margin for companies with an engaged workforce, and a five times higher shareholder return over ...

Hiring For Core Values Is a Good Start, But There’s More to It Than That

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8 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
This won’t be surprising to regular readers of this blog, but I am a firm believer in the importance of hiring people who personally reflect your organization’s core values. Here’s two examples of CEOs who also hire to a set of values (though in very different ways). And ...

How To Hire Your Dream Team Using Workforce Science

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
“Psychometric assessment implementation” –see why we didn’t put that in the title? I hope we haven’t already lost you, because this science isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and it can have some pretty powerful affects on your workforce. Psychometrics are used to measure things like skills, knowledge,

Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
It’s something I remembered while writing my last blog post about user-generated content. Whereas that post explored the role of the learner in the content development process, how about their role in the broader instructional design process? I wrote a short (1000 word) assignment on the latter at ...

The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#6): Scarcity & Impatience

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Scarcity and Impatience is the sixth core drive of the Octalysis Framework, and is the drive that motivates us simply because we are either unable to obtain something immediately, or because there is great difficulty in obtaining it. We have a naturally tendency to want things we can’t ...

Market Driven Patient Portal: Gamification and Serious Games

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
More than half way through our “What the market says you need in your patient portal” series I bring to you one of my favorite topics: healthcare gamification and serious games.Games are great at explaining complex systems.There are fewer places one can find complex systems than in the ...

Make A Difference: Lead With A Noble Heart

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Leaders often struggle with managing approaches to improve engagement and ownership as part of a process that directly impacts results. Company meetings, one-off engagement activities, and other approaches might work but there is a technique you should build into the fabric of your organization. It’s a relatively simple ...

The Rapid Storyboard Development Process

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
See also: elearning best practice tips, elearning design tips, elearning development best practices, elearning storyboard examples, instructional design tips, storyboard software Inserting visuals into a storyboard, normally a boring manual task, can be streamlined with this process. You will learn how to move screen captures and pictures quickly ...

Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing Graphics for E-Learning

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
With so much selection out there, choosing graphics for e-learning is a real art. How do you know which to choose? And how do you make sure it looks good, has learning value, and works with the rest of the course design? To help make it a little ...

Leading Through Noise and Information Overload

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Summer should be a more relaxing period, where we take the time to come up for air and maybe even float a bit on the surface of the water. As a kid I longed for summer to disconnect from my yearlong routines and just take some time to ...

LMS Scalability: What You Need To Know!

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
There’s an interesting post at the Guardian this week. Evidently it takes a half a second for people to judge whether you’re trustworthy. Assuming that’s true, how long do you think it takes someone to judge your e-learning trustworthiness? Just like book covers, movie posters, and every other ...

Where “The G Word” Fits in the Designer’s Toolbox

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
This Interview was conducted by Clark Buckner from TechnologyAdvice.com (they provide coverage content on gamification trends (including gamification in the workplace, sales gamification software and teaching games software).Fresh off of his presentation at GSummit 2014, “Gamification as a Strategy,” Dopamine’s behavioral design expert Ankit spoke to TechnologyAdvice’s Clark ...

Makeover: How to write challenging scenario questions

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
A. Ask the team member why they’re late. B. Refer the team member to the Employee Assistance Program for counseling. C. Dock the team member’s pay for the missed hour of work. How could we improve this question? Let’s look at some ideas. (We’ll look at a lot ...

Mobile Learning Pitfalls To Avoid – Presentation

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Mobile technology, having seeped into popular culture, is now finding widespread acceptance as a learning tool in the workplace as well.According to Towards Maturity’s In-focus report titled Mobile Learning in the Workplace, 2013 was the year when mLearning became the norm rather than the exception; with seven out ...

20 Examples of Games or Gamification for Sales Training

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Games and gamification are hot trends in the world of mobile learning, with conferences presentations, books, articles and actual apps blossoming like flowers. This is because gaming is seen as motivating for learning, by giving learners feedback, rewards, and motivation through competition. Mobile games have been used in ...

6 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive in eLearning

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In this article, I'll talk about the many ways that you can use Google Drive to boost your eLearning course, and I will offer you some advice in regards to how you can take full advantage of the features that Google Drive has to offer to eLearning professionals.

E-Learning Challenge #46: Show Us Your E-Learning Portfolio

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
There’s an interesting post at the Guardian this week. Evidently it takes a half a second for people to judge whether you’re trustworthy. Assuming that’s true, how long do you think it takes someone to judge your e-learning trustworthiness? Just like book covers, movie posters, and every other ...

Why Aren’t We Training More Managers to Manage Virtual Teams?

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Notwithstanding Yahoo’s end to employee telecommuting, the global trend toward virtual workplaces is accelerating. Surveys vary widely on the percentage of companies with remote workers — from about 30 percent in some surveys up to SHRM’s finding that nearly half (46 percent) of all companies have at least ...

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
It seems to be part of the human condition that we are constantly looking to the future. From things a simple as “what’s happening this weekend” to “are we going to have flying cars in ten years”, wondering, imagining, and creating what our future will look like is ...

3 Secrets to Authentic Leadership Success

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I’m all about authenticity, and authenticity is THE KEY to career and leadership success…. but it’s also a fact that “just being you” can backfire as a career strategy. I realized that this sounded like a contradiction when I was discussing how challenging it is to lead from ...

Recap #45: Best E-Learning Audio Tips

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
How do e-learning designers record high-quality audio every time? What's the best microphone for recording narration? Turns out, we know a few people who can answer those questions! Thanks to everyone who shared and participated in this week's challenge. There's enough audio goodness to take everyone's recording to ...
 

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